The Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Guyana (BoG) yesterday signed a pact which brings closer the operationalisation of the Natural Resource Fund, which is to receive oil revenues, a move hailed by government as demonstrative of its transparency in the management of the oil and gas sector.
Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan yesterday reported a dramatic reduction in human trafficking cases for the year, while also revealing that almost 85% of the victims are Venezuelan nationals.
While Guyana has moved up two places on the United Nations Development Programme’s latest Human Development Index (HDI), where it now ranks 123rd of 189 countries, worrying indicators, including the high number of maternal deaths and significant gender inequality, persist.
The United States Embassy has said that a State Department official’s assertion that the opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) will likely return to power at upcoming polls does not reflect the official position of Washington.
Former Demerara Cricket Board executive and renowned coach, Harold Dhanraj or “Doc” as he was popularly known, passed away November 24.
“The worst officiated tournament I have ever been to,” was how Guyana’s first AIBA Three-Star Coach, Terrence Poole, dubbed the just-concluded Caribbean Boxing Championships which was staged in Trinidad.
Albion Cricket Club’s Kandasammy Surujnarine is confident his unit can dethrone Rose Hall Town Namilco Thunderbolts in Saturday’s final and lift the Berbice Cricket Board/Busta Champion-of-Champions title.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican public relations practitioner and media relations specialist Lyndon Taylor is one of the recipients of this year’s Impact Awards in New York, presented by Caribbean Life and Schneps Media for outstanding contribution to the Caribbean diaspora community.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Some of the major armed robberies that have occurred across sections of Jamaica in recent months have been driven by criminals seeking to secure funds to pay legal fees for their cronies nabbed by the police.
(Jamaica Observer) Pauline Smith’s heart is heavy. She believes that if she had related a disturbing dream she had a week ago to her daughter, 42-year-old Patricia King, she would likely have made King more aware of her mortality.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s son, Rafael Antonio Ortega Murillo, for alleged money-laundering and corruption, the U.S.
NEW YORK/MADRID (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019.
NEW YORK/MADRID, (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019.